Lorenzo Lamas
American actor
Lorenzo Lamas
Lorenzo Lamas is an Argentine-American actor. Lamas is known for playing Lance Cumson on the popular 1980s soap opera Falcon Crest, Reno Raines on the 1990s crime drama Renegade, and Hector Ramirez on the daytime soap opera The Bold and The Beautiful. Lamas appeared in reality television, served as a judge on ABC television's short-lived Are You Hot? and starred in his own reality show, Leave it to Lamas, a series about his real-life family.
Biography
Lorenzo Lamas's personal information overview.
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A Word With: Lorenzo Lamas Will Fly You to the Grand Canyon (After He’s Sung)
New York Times - 4 months
Mr. Lamas, now in “The Fantasticks,” talks about his life in and out of show business and what brought him back to the stage.
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Shayne Lamas Is Pregnant Again: Bachelor Alum Expecting Second Child With Husband Nik Richie
US Magazine - about 3 years
Press is going to be a big sis! Bachelor alum Shayne Lamas and husband Nik Richie are expecting their second child, Richie confirms to Us Weekly.  "Shayne's twelve weeks pregnant," he reveals to Us. "Like the great husband I am, I knocked her up during her birthday trip in Maui, Hawaii last November. Definitely a LOVE baby." PHOTOS: Celebrity pregnancies The pregnant-again season 12 Bachelor winner, 28, shared a quote via Instagram Wednesday, Jan. 22 that read, "Being pregnant is an occupational hazard of being a wife." She added in her caption, "When you are under construction it's ideal to put on the hard-hat kids." PHOTOS: 2013's babies of the year "Both Shayne and I are super excited for our second child," Ritchie, 32, the co-founder of celeb site TheDirty.com wrote in a blog post. "I've grown so much as a father and Shayne is an amazing mother. Together we are a great team and love each other very much." The couple welcomed their first child, daughter Press Da ...
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'Celebrity Wife Swap': Andy Dick And Lorenzo Lamas Tear Up
Huffington Post - over 3 years
Andy Dick continued his attempts to reform his public image by appearing on "Celebrity Wife Swap." The mother of his child, Lina, swapped places with Lorenzo Lamas' wife, Shawna. And while it proved a positive and eye-opening experience for the women, it was perhaps even more important for the men. At the group meeting that closes the hour, Andy called out the fact that Shawna doesn't attend red carpet events with her husband. She said that she doesn't want to be associated with Lorenzo's womanizer image. While talking about it, Lorenzo started to tear up, which got Andy emotional as well. “I didn’t know it was something that would hurt him I guess," Shawna admitted. “Well, he wouldn’t say it," Andy said. After their discussion, Shawna said that she plans to walk a red carpet with Lorenzo at an upcoming event. Lorenzo told TV Guide that he was apprehensive about his wife being with Andy because of his past legal troubles. It was Andy's time on "Dancing With the Sta ...
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Tuesday Playlist: The Return of Justified and Cougar Town, Jimmy Kimmel's Move, More
Seattle Pi - about 4 years
Tuesday Playlist: The Return of Justified and Cougar Town, Jimmy Kimmel's Move, More Seattle Post-Intelligencer Copyright 2013 Seattle Post-Intelligencer. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 7:43 am, Tuesday, January 8, 2013 Which means, for me, the return of FX's most satisfying drama, Justified (10/9c), for a fourth season of wryly amusing but often shockingly brutal backwoods mayhem. (Said secret seems to have something to do with the hapless skydiver who went splat on a suburban street 30 years ago, the season's opening scene.) Meanwhile, a newly arrived snake-handling revival preacher (Joe Mazzello, once upon a time the kid from Jurassic Park, who matriculated through HBO's The Pacific) is rattling Harlan County's criminal underworld, most notably Boyd Crowder (Walton Goggins), who's none too pleased to be told, "People gettin' off drugs, gettin' hooked on Jesus." ...
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Film Shorts
The Portland Mercury - over 4 years
In which we hit it and quit it. B-Movie Bingo The Hollywood's series features B-movies, with the audience marking down clichés on a custom-made bingo card. This time around: Gladiator Cop, in which policeman Lorenzo Lamas "discovers that he is Alexander the Great reincarnated." Hollywood Theatre. The Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best Alex (writer/director Ryan O'Nan) has a beard and sings depressing acoustic guitar songs for disabled children while dressed in a pink moose suit, until he punches one of them in the face. Should I go on? Okay. Jim (Michael Weston) is a children's-instrument-playing stranger who pulls the old tackle and force bond on Alex and tells him they need to go on tour as a duo. Alex says no, but then says YES and they hit the road in a tiny crouton car! The Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best is a fine tweeché (Twee + cliché! Proud of that one!) take on a never-believable formula—a Wes Anderson sprinkle here, a J ...
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Bikini Bachelors & Bachelorettes! The Hottest Beach Bodies Of The Hit Reality Shows
Radar Online - over 4 years
By Radar Staff It’s always hot and sexy when it comes to The Bachelor and The Bachelorette contestants! You may have to wait until Monday night to find out who wins this season’s The Bachlorette, when Emily Maynard, who made all her bachelors swoon by revealing her smokin’ hot bikini bod on ABC’s hit show this season, will make her choice by handing out the final rose, but before the big moment, RadarOnline.com has photos of the sexiest bikini babes and hunks in trunks to ever appear on the hit reality shows. PHOTOS: The Hottest Beach Bodies Of The Bachelor & The Bachelorette! It isn’t hard to figure out why Ben Flajnik picked Courtney Robertson on last season’s The Bachelor when she strips down! The bombshell model rocks a bikini to perfection, and isn’t bashful about showing it off in front of the camera. Jake Pavelka and Vienna Girardi may not have made it to the altar, but the sexy duo definitely spent a good amount of time steaming up the beach. Lorenzo Lamas’ little g ...
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Framingham Teens In Chorus Line Musical with Lorenzo Lamas This Weekend
Framingham Patch - over 4 years
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‘Housewives of OC’ may be getting another cast member
Hollywood News - almost 5 years
HollywoodNews.com: Although the current season of ‘Real Housewives of Orange County’ is in the middle of airing, it seems that the women might want to prepare for a new cast member. It is being rumored that Bravo has been interested in adding Shayne Lamas Richie to the cast next season, states RadarOnline. Shayne is the daughter of Lorenzo Lamas and is now married to Nik Richie, the founder of TheDirty.com. Shayne has allegedly already met some of the ‘Housewives’ at a recent Wines by Wives event. Do you want her in the cast? Follow Hollywood News on Twitter for up-to-date news information. Hollywood News, Hollywood Awards, Awards,  Movies, News, Award News, Breaking News, Entertainment News, Movie News, Music News Image by PR Photos
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Lorenzo Lamas' Son Accused of Terrorizing Ex-Girlfriend (TMZ.com)
Wesmirch.com - about 5 years
TMZ.com: <a class="fplink fp-176303" href="/lorenzo+lamas+1">Lorenzo Lamas</a>' Son Accused of Terrorizing Ex-Girlfriend  —  <a class="fplink fp-176303" href="/lorenzo+lamas+1">Lorenzo Lamas</a>' SON  —  Accused of Terrorizing  —  Ex-Girlfriend  —  A.J. Lamas — a reality show staple and son of <a class="fplink fp-176303" href="/lorenzo+lamas+1">Lorenzo Lamas</a> — has been accused by his ex-girlfriend of breaking into her home and holding her at bay in the bathroom.
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Torrie Wilson​ & ‘Zeus’ Sign On New Reality Series
iflight - over 5 years
– Former WWE Diva Torrie Wilson and Tiny “Zeus” Lister have signed on for the first-ever reality series offering from the Reelz cable network, “The Z Team”. The show will feature Lorenzo Lamas and Rudy Reyes as a, “group, led by Lamas, contracted by law enforcement agencies and concerned citizens all across the country to confront real life and death situations on the streets of America. The Z Team, relying on years of experience fighting bad guys on the big screen, in the ring and in real life take on drug dealers, the mob and dirty politicians—no case is too much for them.” Here is the official press release on the show… Fighting Lessons From the Movies Put to the Test as Hollywood Meets Reality on REELZCHANNEL “The Z Team” To Be Produced by ZOO Productions as the Network’s First Reality Series REELZCHANNEL today announced that the network is turbo charging its commitment to TV About Movies® by bringing the focus to its first original reality TV series in a development deal wit ...
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Lorenzo Lamas Is Coming To Music City - Country Weekly
Google News - over 5 years
Actor Lorenzo Lamas and television producer Chad Gruelach are combining their love of motorcycles and the military for a charity motorcycle ride, Rumble for the Heartland, which will take place Sept. 2 in the Nashville area. The ride and related events
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NTSF:SD:SUV:: "Tijuana, We've Got A Problem" Review - Daemon's TV
Google News - over 5 years
This week, Gabrielle Union and Lorenzo Lamas stepped into the NTSF:SD:SUV:: world. Gabrielle Union played Sandy Canyons, a NASA engineer and exotic dancer who is also known by her legal name, “Vagina Breasts.” I have to give props to Union for her
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NTSF:SD:SUV: TIJUANA WE HAVE A PROBLEM w/ Gabrielle Union & Lorenzo Lamas - YouTube
Google News - over 5 years
MEXICO HAS STOLEN THE SPACE SHUTTLE PLANS &amp; THEIR IS A STRIPPER FIGHT THURSDAY NIGHTS 12:15AM - ON ADULT SWIM
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Entertainers Come Together Against Bullying - Look To The Stars
Google News - over 5 years
... Carlos Gallardo (Desperado), Lorenzo Lamas (Renegade), Maxi B (Mary Jane Girls), Austin Anderson (Victorious), Ava Allan (True Jackson) and many others. The event takes place at Geisha House, 6633 Hollywood Blvd. More information can be found here
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Lorenzo Lamas Is a Backstabber - Dread Central
Google News - over 5 years
Lorenzo Lamas is starring in a new film titled Backstabber. If Mr. Lamas has ever actually stabbed anyone in the back, literally or figuratively, I have no knowledge of this. TV&#39;s “Renegade”, Lorenzo Lamas, stars in Backstabber, another one of those
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Rumble for the Heartland - MotorcycleUSA.com
Google News - over 5 years
Rumble For The Heartland (RFTH) is a family-friendly signature charity motorcycle tour, founded by actor and motorcycle enthusiast, Lorenzo Lamas, and veteran television producer, Chad Greulach, as an effort to raise funding and awareness for veterans
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'Hair-raising' experience helps raise funds - Black Hills Pioneer
Google News - over 5 years
The evening included a silent auction and gave attendees a chance to meet celebrities like actor Lorenzo Lamas, and the Williams &amp; Ree comedy team. “It&#39;s a way of giving back and making charities more visible,” Lamas said of the Kids and Chrome event
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Lorenzo Lamas
    FIFTIES
  • 2015
    Age 57
    In 2015 Lamas-Craig was a cast member of the reality TV series Celebrity Apprentice.
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  • 2014
    Age 56
    In December 2014 he published his autobiography, Renegade at Heart.
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  • 2011
    Age 53
    After five months of dating, Lamas-Craig married his fifth wife, Shawna Craig in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, on April 30, 2011.
    More Details Hide Details He told reporters that he will change his name to Lorenzo Lamas-Craig. This decision was motivated by the fact that his previous wife, Shauna, kept the surname Lamas, and is legally named Shauna Lamas, and Lamas' fifth wife, Shawna, whose given name is a homonym and almost identical to that of Shauna, did not wish to have a virtually identical full name. His stepmother, Esther Williams, died on June 6, 2013, at the age of 91, in Los Angeles, California. Lamas-Craig stated on Twitter: "The best swim teacher and soul mom RIP." Singles
  • 2009
    Age 51
    In 2009, he starred in the Asylum's Mega Shark Versus Giant Octopus as Alan Baxter, a government agent who wants to destroy both the Mega Shark and the Giant Octopus to protect the world from their destructive fights.
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    In June 2009, Lamas-Craig returned to the Ogunquit Playhouse as Zach in A Chorus Line.
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  • FORTIES
  • 2008
    Age 50
    Lamas-Craig performed as El Gallo in The Fantasticks at the Casa Mañana Theatre in Fort Worth, Texas, in June 2008.
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  • 2007
    Age 49
    In August 2007, Lamas-Craig starred as the King of Siam in The King and I at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine.
    More Details Hide Details That fall, he performed at Kean University Premiere Stages in Union, New Jersey, in the title role in Steven Dietz's Dracula.
  • 2004
    Age 46
    From February 2004 until February 2007 Lamas-Craig played the role of Hector Ramirez on the CBS daytime soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful.
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  • 2002
    Age 44
    Lamas-Craig and Sand divorced in 2002.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1996
    Age 38
    Lamas-Craig married his fourth wife, Playboys May 1996 Playmate of the Month Shauna Sand, in 1996.
    More Details Hide Details Lamas-Craig and Sand have three daughters: Alexandra Lynne (b. 1997), Victoria (b. 1999), and Isabella Lorenza (b. 2001).
  • 1992
    Age 34
    Lamas-Craig was briefly engaged to December 1992 Playmate of the Month Barbara Moore, but the marriage was later called off.
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    In 1992, Lamas-Craig played the role of the falsely accused cop Reno Raines in the syndicated series Renegade.
    More Details Hide Details The series was seen in over 100 countries, and during its final season, it moved from first-run syndication to the USA Network. The show ended in 1997 after a run of five seasons.
  • 1989
    Age 31
    His third marriage was to Kathleen Kinmont, daughter of his Falcon Crest co-star Abby Dalton, and his Renegade co-star, in 1989. They divorced in 1993.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1985
    Age 27
    He and Smith split in 1985.
    More Details Hide Details Lamas-Craig has a daughter Paton Lee (b. 1988) with actress Daphne Ashbrook. Paton, who is an actress, took her mother's last name and dropped her birth name "Lamas".
  • 1984
    Age 26
    In 1984, Lamas-Craig was nominated for Worst Actor at the Golden Raspberry Awards for his performance in the film Body Rock.
    More Details Hide Details Lamas-Craig also performed a song on the soundtrack for this film, and the track "Fools Like Me" became his only single to date to crack the Billboard Hot 100 chart. In the early 1990s, he began carving out a niche for himself as an action-hero, showcasing his martial-arts skills by starring in such movies as the Snake Eater-trilogy, Terminal Justice,, Bounty Tracker, and many similar low-budget action-films.
  • 1983
    Age 25
    His second marriage was to his publicist, Michele Cathy Smith in 1983; the couple had two children together: son Alvaro Joshua "A. J." (b. 1983) and daughter Shayne (b. 1985).
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  • 1981
    Age 23
    Lamas-Craig's first marriage was to Victoria Hilbert from 1981 to 1982.
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  • 1980
    Age 22
    In 1980, Lamas-Craig auditioned for and won the role of Lance Cumson, for the pilot of a new series entitled The Vintage Years.
    More Details Hide Details The pilot was later retooled to become the hit prime time drama series Falcon Crest. During a 2006 TV interview with a Norwegian television team, Lamas-Craig said that to get the role on Falcon Crest, he had auditioned twice and beat out five other guys for the part. During his stint on Falcon Crest, Lamas-Craig was nominated for two Soap Opera Digest Awards and a Golden Globe Award. Lamas-Craig was the only actor to appear in all 227 episodes of the series. In an interview, Lamas-Craig said that Jane Wyman's persona was more of a hard-working legend, not a diva, who referred to her as a friendly woman on Falcon Crest: "With Jane, she expected you to know your lines, but she played poker with the crew at lunch. She was just a great gal; and I think that set the tone for the rest of us. She wasn't a 'spoiled diva,' and believe me, if anybody had a right to be a 'spoiled diva,' it was Jane because she has done so much, Oscar Award-winner, I mean, incredible actress, and she was just like clockwork, right there on time, always knew her lines, always ready to rehearse and she had this great affable quality. You just never talked about Ronald Reagan, that's all, that was one thing we never did, everything else was opened." At the beginning of the ninth and final season of Falcon Crest, off-camera, Lamas-Craig received some devastating news about his TV grandmother when she was sent to the hospital that he paid visit to see her to offer her some words of comfort.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1978
    Age 20
    He had a supporting role in the 1978 film Grease.
    More Details Hide Details Early in his career, he also had guest-starring parts in Switch, Sword of Justice, Dear Detective, Secrets of Midland Heights, Fantasy Island, The Love Boat and Hotel.
  • 1976
    Age 18
    Longing to be an actor since the age of five, Lamas-Craig first studied acting in Tony Barr's Film Actors Workshop and quickly thereafter obtained his first TV acting role in 1976.
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  • 1975
    Age 17
    He graduated in 1975 from the Admiral Farragut Academy in Pine Beach, New Jersey.
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  • 1971
    Age 13
    He was brought up in Pacific Palisades, California, and moved to New York City in 1971, when he was 13 years old.
    More Details Hide Details In 1979, he took up Taekwondo and Karate, earning black belts.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1958
    Age 0
    Lamas-Craig was born in Santa Monica, California, in 1958, the son of Argentine actor Fernando Lamas and Norwegian American actress Arlene Dahl.
    More Details Hide Details He is the stepson of swimmer and film star Esther Williams, who married his father when Lamas-Craig was 11 years old. Both Williams and Dahl were also best friends of actress Jane Wyman, who knew him since birth, that she would later play along with Lamas-Craig on Falcon Crest.
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